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Crepes Are Good—Breaded, Fried Crepes Are Better

I do not believe that you can go wrong with crepes. I've always loved the tender and lacy sort, filled with bananas and Nutella, and I've been tempted...

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Lara Lee’s Lunar New Year Menu: Crispy Spring Rolls, Veg-Filled Dumplings, and a Favorite Savory Cookie

Chef Lara Lee often flies home to visit her folks this time of year. The cookbook author, who was born in Sydney, Australia, has lived in London for t...

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How to Make Lumpia Now, So You Can Eat Them Anytime

If there's one thing that lives in my mind rent-free, it's Lumpia Shanghai, the savory fried spring rolls of the Philippines. These slender, cigar-sha...

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Hummus: Pickled, Peppered, and Spiked

When someone says cooking something from scratch is as easy as buying it ready-made, they're usually lying. Unless, that is, they're talking about hum...

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Your Guide to the Smokiest, Creamiest Chile Con Queso

Hatch chile roasts are to New Mexico what shrimp boils are to the Northeast and catfish frys are to the South. Imagine: Throngs of hatch-obsessed folk...

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Why Pitted Olives Are Completely Lame

If you believe that it's inconceivable for a lawsuit to hinge on a plate of olives, it turns out that you're completely wrong. That's because a Montre...

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